Alma Fuerte is a public elementary school located in Altadena with a focus on entrepreneurship. We are currently enrolling TK-6 for the 2021-2022 school Year. All classes are capped at 25 students and have an aide. There is currently no waitlist for the 2021-2022 School Year. Enroll Today.

Alma Fuerte es una escuela publica ubicada en Altadena con un enfoque en el emprendimiento. Actualmente estamos inscribiendo grados TK-6 para el año escolar 2021-2022. Todas las clases tienen un límite de 25 estudiantes y tienen un asistente al maestro. Actualmente no hay lista de espera para el año escolar 2021-2022. Inscríba su hijo(s) hoy!

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Enrollment Eligibility

Alma Fuerte is a public school and does not charge tuition.
Alma Fuerte does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, national or ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies or education programs.

In accordance with Education Code Section 47605(d)(2)(B), admission preferences in the case of a lottery shall be given to the following students in the following order:

  • Students who are currently enrolled (exempt from the lottery pursuant to Education Code Section 47605(d)(2)(B))

  • Siblings of existing students

  • Children of Founding Parents, teachers and staff, combined, not to exceed 10% of total enrollment

  • Residents of the District

  • Students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch

  • All other applicants

The waitlist for the current school year remains active until Alma Fuerte Public School’s admissions period commences for the following year. Applicants must re-apply for the lottery annually if the school is unable to offer them admission for the current year.
Alma Fuerte Public School staff is available to assist families in completing this paperwork if needed.


Eligibility for Kindergarten
Your child must be 5 years old on or before September 1st (Education Code 48000)


Eligibility for Transitional Kindergarten
Your child must turn 5 between Sept 2-Dec 2.

Questions? 626-204-5265, Hablamos Español!

Fuerte Family Events

  • Mar 31, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Join Director Laurilie Keay to learn more about what makes Alma Fuerte special and why it's the best choice for your family.
  • Wed, Mar 10
    Mar 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Music Therapy is a FREE event hosted by Alma Fuerte Public School's amazing and innovative team geared towards those who need to use song and dance as a therapeutic release after a long day!
  • Tue, Mar 09
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    Mar 09, 5:00 PM
    RSVP para recibir los detalles!
    Qué metas académicas /sociales debes trabajar con tu hijo(a) para una transición exitosa a la escuela?
  • Mar 08, 4:00 PM
    Sign up immediately in order to receive your supplies on time for the March 8th start date!
  • Mon, Mar 01
    Meeting Details will be emailed to you.
    Mar 01, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Meeting Details will be emailed to you.
    What academic and social goals should you be working on with your child for a successful transition to school?
  • Fri, Feb 26
    RSVP for Meeting Details
    Feb 26, 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
    RSVP for Meeting Details
    Kirhan Cheng is a Corporate Event Planner with Capitol Group.
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Tel: 626 204 5265

Fax: 626 421 7292


119 West Palm Street

Altadena, CA 91001

Alma Fuerte is Authorized by LACOE (Los Angeles County Office of Education) and Accredited by WASC  (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)